PCHS no match for George Stevens girls Eagles earn Northern title bid

The Eagles start cheering as the last seconds tick down. Photo by Anne Berleant

BANGOR—The George Stevens Academy girls varsity basketball team are headed for a Northern Class C title match tomorrow night after vanquishing #3 Piscataquis 50-29 in a semifinal match up at the Cross Insurance Center on February 24. The last time the Eagle girls won a regional title was in 2009, and …

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Mariner girls fall to Easton in Class D quarterfinals

BANGOR—The Deer Isle-Stonington girls basketball team suffered a tough loss tonight against fourth-ranked Easton in the Class D quarterfinals. Trailing by four points at the end of the first quarter, the Mariners remained scoreless in the second and saw Easton’s lead stretch from 9-5 to 21-5.  The third quarter ended with the …

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Eagles and Mariners varsity update Schildroth scores career-high 61 points; Mariners win 3 of 4; Lady Eagles roll over Lee Academy

Taylor Schildroth shoots at the end of the first quarter, where he scored 27 points towards a game total 61. Photo by Franklin Brown

BLUE HILL and DEER ISLE—On Friday in Blue Hill, George Stevens Academy junior Taylor Schildroth led the Eagles to a 97-69 win over previously undefeated Lee Academy (5-1).  The Eagles jumped out to a 33-10  lead behind Schildroth’s 27 first quarter points, as he poured  in a game and career high …

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Playoff run ends for Lady Eagles

Senior Morgan Dauk goes one on one against the Orono keeper. Photo by Monique Labbe

ORONO—The playoff run for the George Stevens Academy girls soccer team ended Wednesday, October 26 in a 5-1 loss against the Orono Lady Red Riots in Orono. The Class C North eight seed was looking for redemption against first-place Orono, as the team had lost that match up in all …

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Eagles boys and girls advance to face Orono in QFs

Nellie Haldane scores the first goal for GSA against Washington Academy.   Photo by Franklin Brown

BLUE HILL—Both  George Stevens Academy varsity soccer teams easily advanced through their preliminary playoff games, the boys winning 2-0 over Limestone Community School/Maine School of Science and Mathematics on Friday, October 21, and the girls 3-2 over Washington Academy the next afternoon. The real challenge lies ahead,  as both teams …

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GSA soccer clinches historic win over Bucksport

Mazie Smallidge, falnked by Julia Heggestad, defend the ball against Bucksport. Photo by Anne Berleant

BLUE HILL—Sometimes a game comes down to the final seconds. The score is tied 1-1 and overtime is in the air. And then, with the clock running out, a penalty against one team leads to a kick from the sidelines and a clutch goal to win the game. For the …

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Eagles softball ends season with 9 inning thriller

Allyson Snow winds up her pitch, with Katrina Limeburner heding the infield.. Photo by Anne Berleant

  BLUE HILL—In a game that pushed both George Stevens Academy and Dexter into two extra innings, the Eagles lost their playoff bid 9-7 on June 8 in a preliminary playoff game on home field. “They did such a great job and fought hard,” Coach Stormi Wentworth said after the …

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Eagles girls tennis team will play for Class C Eastern title

Eagle Erin Niehoff backhands a return against Penobscot Valley. Photo by Anne Berleant

BLUE HILL—The George Stevens Academy  girls varsity tennis team, a steady force in the Class C east and ranked second will both play for the regional championship tomorrow, June 7, after squeezing out 3-2 wins in the quarter- and semifinal matches in Blue Hill. They stand at 12-2 heading into the regional title …

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GSA Eagles over Ellsworth, all around

Dakota Chipman heaves a throw down the first baseline for the out. Photo by Monique Labbe

BLUE HILL—Quick bats and strong base running led the George Stevens Academy Lady Eagles softball team to a 6-3 victory over the Ellsworth Lady Eagles Thursday, May 19, while the George Stevens Academy baseball team held off a late Ellsworth run in the seventh inning to take a 3-2 win. …

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Eagles track teams compete with Bangor, Hampden

Walker Ellsworth, at left,  competes in the  110 meter hurdle event. Photo by John Richardson

BANGOR—The George Stevens Academy track team went head-to-head against three big schools on May 13 in a Penobscot Valley Conference meet leading up to the May 28 championship meet. Competing in 19 track and field events at Bangor High School, against Bangor, Hampden Academy and Hermon High School, the Eagles boys and girls …

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